The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook fourteen

caption: bamboo memorial for dead men
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 1.5.1937
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 1.5.1937-3.6.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (4) Shong-shim = bamboo memorial for dead men.
text: Some months after the death taro is hung on the shong-shim at the time of harvest. [konyak] (5) SKETCH P.5
2. corridor with pounding table
3. door into the hearth room
4. hearth room
5. place for wood
6. small door from hearth room, outside bed (machan)
7. small store room
9. back door